Head Coach: Ben Wade
Assist Coaches: James Hodge, Rich Bourne
Office: 530.251.6181 ext. 8704
Athletic Director: Dr. Tammy Robinson
School Colors: Black and Orange
President: Dr. Marlon Hall
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Benjamin "Coach" Wade
|Aug. 27, 2013||Tuesday||Hartnell College||Salinas||4:00 pm||W 2-1|
|Aug. 28, 2013||Wednesday||Monterey Peninsula College||Monterey||7:00 pm||W 3-1|
|Sept. 6, 2013||Friday||Mt. San Antonio||3:00 pm||L 2-1|
|Sept. 7, 2013||Saturday||San Diego Mesa||2:00 pm||W 4-1|
|Sept. 8, 2013||Sunday||Delta College||12:00 pm||W 3-1|
|Sept. 13, 2013||Friday||Evergreen Valley College||San Jose||7:00 pm||W 1-0|
|Sept. 14, 2013||Saturday||Canada College||San Jose||2:00 pm||T 1-1|
|Sept. 16, 2013||Monday||Cabrillo College||Aptos||7:00 pm||T 2-2|
|Mira Costa Tournament||San Diego|
|Sept. 19, 2013||Thursday||San Diego City||4:00 pm|
|Sept. 20, 2013||Friday||Mira Costa||4:00 pm|
|Sept. 24, 2013||Tuesday||Feather River*||Quincy||2:00 pm||L 3-2|
|Sept. 26, 2013||Thursday||Foothill College||Palo Alto||1:00 pm||W 2-1|
|Oct. 1, 2013||Tuesday||Butte College*||Susanville||2:00 pm||W 11-1|
|Oct. 8, 2013||Tuesday||Butte College*||Oroville||2:00 pm||W 10-0|
|Oct. 11, 2013||Friday||Shasta College*||Redding||4:00 pm||T 1-1|
|Oct. 18, 2013||Friday||Feather River*||Susanville||4:00 pm||W 2-0|
|Oct. 25, 2013||Friday||Feather River*||Quincy||4:00 pm||W 3-2|
|Nov. 1, 2013||Friday||Shasta College*||Redding||4:00 pm||W 3-1|
|Nov. 8, 2013||Friday||Butte College*||Susanville||2:00 pm||W 6-1|
|Nov. 12, 2013||Tuesday||Shasta*||Susanville||12:00 pm||W 3-0|
* Golden Valley Conference Games
Benjamin "Coach" Wade will enter his 17th season as a head college soccer coach this Fall 2013. Under his tutelage Lassen College has dominated California community college soccer. From 2001-2005 while coaching the women's team, the Lady Cougars garnered an astonishing record of 66-6-4 while receiving national final rankings of #12, #2 and #7, respectively.
On the men's side, in 2010 Wade took over a struggling program that had won 4 games in ten years. The men's soccer program went 14-4-1 the first year, won the GVC and finished 18th in the nation. During the past three years the cougars have gone 42-9-5 in the regular season.
Wade graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1993 with a Bachelors degree in business marketing. While at Tennessee, he played club soccer and then became an assistant coach for two years (1991-93).
In May 2005, he received his Master's of Music Degree from the University of Nevada. In the NSCAA, he has received the Premier, Advanced National, and National Diplomas.
He took his first head coaching job at Simpson University (Redding, California) and had to build the program from ground up in 1997.
In the two years he was at SU, he took them to the National Christian College Athletic Association and finished ranked #8 in the nation in their first year and then finished ranked #3 in the nation his second year. He was twice named the NCCAA National Coach of the Year and his team in 1998 was ranked as high as #2 in the nation (NCCAA).
His second stop was a two-year stay at Patten University in Oakland, California from 1999 through 2001. Again, Wade had to build the women's soccer program from scratch. He coached both the men and women's teams at Patten, brought both programs to national recognition and was the conference coach of the year in 2000.
Once again, Wade moved onto another challenge in 2002 as he felt called to Lassen College to start their women's soccer program. In his first year, he went 23-3-0 and lost the Final Eight of the California Community College Tournament, and finished with a #6 national ranking (NSCAA). In only his second season at Lassen, his team came close to being the best team in the nation and in the California Community College system but lost to four-time C.C.C. champion Long Beach. They had a regular season record of 20-0-0, finished the year at 23-1-0, and was ranked #3 in the nation (NSCAA). This past season, his team was ranked as high as #3 in the NSCAA Junior College Poll and finished with a #17 ranking and a 19-2-1 record. Overall Coach Wade's record is 67-6-1 record at Lassen Community College.
From Lassen Community College Benjamin Wade went to the NCAA where he was the head coach of Southwest Baptist University for four years 2005-2009. During his tenure there he led the team to national rankings in every category and in 2008 made it all the way to the MIAA Championship.
Working internationally, Wade has done professional internships in England, the West Indies, and Argentina. In 2003, he worked with Enfield Town and the Arsenal FC in London, England. His first international internship came in the summers of 2000 and 2001 with the Cordoba FC in Cordoba, Argentina. In the summer of 2002, he worked with the West Indies National Team.
"I am very happy to be coaching at Lassen College again", says Wade. "It is an excellent community college, with an eye to making an impact on not only the community but each and every student who studies here. I plan on enriching the campus goals and infusing these young men and women with life lessons to take away long after they leave the soccer pitch."
Returning Assistant Coach Jim Hodge is entering his 4th year with the LCC Men’s program. He has coached Soccer nearly 20 years including as Asst. Coach with the LCC Women’s program/Coach Wade in the early and mid-2000’s. Jim coached for several years in LYS soccer system, including co-coach of the 2003 U19 W Chevy Cup Champions, League Champions 2005, 2006.
Coach Hodge Played football at Cal in the late 60’s and is a Graduate of UC Berkeley and UOP Dental School.
Rich Bourne has been coaching around 35+ years in England and the USA. Rich has coached all levels from Elementary to College and Adult Soccer in both the UK and US, as well as tournament teams. Within the last 3 years, Rich states he has been blessed to have coached locally in Redding with the Varsity boys and girls going on to become Section Champions.
Rich has coached at Simpson University and Shasta College (Mens) in Redding, and has coached the Enterprise High School boys, CV High School girls, Shasta High School boys and now U-Prep girls, all at Varsity level.
Rich holds various coaching awards both from England and the US, with highest being the Football Association Award from England FA., and is also a licensed referee.
Rich has spent his life playing soccer from Elementary level up through High School, College and finally semi pro with Carshalton United.